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Call Me A Nerd TV project & Indiegogo Campaign

We are excited to announce that we just launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to turn CALL ME A NERD into an animated TV series!! We just launched a WHAT?? Indiegogo is a website that helps people like us raise funds for projects and causes. Check out our Indiegogo campaign and help us reach our […]

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Our mini-tour (through Los Angeles!)

This week was a fun filled musical adventure. On Sunday we played at the Zimmer Museum in Los Angeles.  A fantastically diverse and attentive crowd. They shouted out the monster ROARS and belted out the NA NAS for Call Me A Nerd. Next up was a double assembly for El Marino Elementary school in Culver […]

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Second Child Syndrome

Second Child Syndrome Hard as we’ll all try, our second child doesn’t get the same attention the first child gets.  This is partly a time issue, but honestly some of it is also a lack of energy.  Face it, we are on our best parental behavior with the first child. We want everything to be […]

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There’s a 9-month Gestation Period for Music Too

Yesterday, I finished mastering my forthcoming kids record, CALL ME A NERD. The whole writing/recording process took 9 months from concept to fruition and quite frankly, I was feeling quite proud of this fact. Then I realized the obvious correlation to child birth. Is that a coincidence? Or is 9 months the most natural gestation […]

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Mixing the record

We  are getting very close to finishing the mix.  Grammy winning mixer, Ryan Freeland (Ray LaMontagne, Aimee Mann, Joe Henry),  is putting the finishing touches on his mixes.  Wow is he one gifted guy. Makes the music sound like magic. Thank, Ryan!  Our October 1st release is fast approaching so get ready to NERD OUT […]

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Call Me A Nerd! Go Ahead…DO IT!

On November 7, 2011 I was sitting in my studio talking with my good friend, Willie Aron about music, parenting and the techniques for getting that toy ship in the bottle. (really, how do they do that?) Willie and I are known to have extended conversations during our recording sessions.  It’s about 4 hours of […]

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"He makes funny songs. Cause they're funny!......and kewwwlll."
-Luke 6 year old NERD fan - Los Angeles, CA
"Jonathan's ability with kids is both natural and profound."
-Katie Rios Principal - Wildwood Elementary
"Great for kids and building confidence What I like best about this CD is that it is very upbeat and listenable." -Sara J
"Great stuff This is exactly the kind of music my kids love. More from Jonathan and the Nerdz, please!' -Hank S
"Great music. Great message Jonathan Grossman helps give kids the confidence they need to to reach their goals and soar over the hurdles life puts before them." -Steve P
"As a performer, he easlily connected with our audience of 500."
-Katie Rios Principal - Wildwood Elementary
The kids left the assembly highfiving Jonathan, Willie, and each other. -Leslie Moody, PTA President, Alta Vista Elementary, Redondo Beach, CA
"Jonathan has a real knack for connecting with children. Great message too!" Debbie Jones - mom and PTA Organizer El Marino Elementary School. Culver City, CA